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The best-case-scenario Vikings schedule

It may be mock draft season, but with the announcement that the NFL schedule will be released on Thursday,  we should have a look at the slate that would give the Vikings the best chance…


Byron Buxton scratched from Twins’ lineup in Puerto Rico

Byron Buxton was scheduled to be in the lineup Tuesday night against the Indians for a game in Puerto Rico. Now, he’s been scratched with migraine headaches, according to the Twins. Byron Buxton was scratched…


Report: Wild’s Zach Parise to miss six-to-eight weeks with fractured sternum

The Wild’s playoff hopes were dealt a major setback on Tuesday when the team announced Zach Parise suffered a fractured sternum in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday against Winnipeg. The press…


Report: Aaron Rodgers unhappy with lack of role in front office decisions

For a few years there has been some tension in Green Bay involving Aaron Rodgers. On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports’ Charles Robinson reported that recent friction will be on Rodgers’ mind as he weighs a contract…


After poor Combine performance, should Vikings still consider Orlando Brown?

In Mel Kiper’s most recent mock draft, he lays out which type of draft would earn each team an “A” grade. ESPN’s mock maven picked cornerback Josh Jackson, a top prospect at the position from…


Vikings draft prospect microscope: Nevada G Austin Corbett

As we lead up to the NFL Draft here at 1500ESPN, we will take a closer look at the prospects who could end up as Minnesota Vikings. For this edition, we focus on Nevada guard…


Report: Brett Favre out of consideration for Monday Night Football gig

John Gruden is coaching the Oakland Raiders and ESPN’s Monday Night Football needs a new voice, man. The network’s search for a replacement continues, after Hall of Famer Brett Favre’s audition left him out of…


Kendricks: Vikings’ strong locker room played role in signing extension

The Minnesota Vikings’ locker room both literally and figuratively influenced linebacker Eric Kendricks to sign a long-term deal to stay with the team that drafted him in 2015. “We have a special locker room and…


Wolves Notebook: Stars and goats of Game 1; what to expect from Houston in Game 2

Who shined and who wilted under the big lights of the NBA playoffs? You never know which Andrew Wiggins will show up on a night-to-night basis but he also tends to show up for big…


Zulgad: Wild need Charlie Coyle, Nino Niederreiter and Jason Zucker to join playoff party

The Minnesota Wild finally got some much-needed playoff contributions from a few key forwards in a 6-2 victory over Winnipeg on Sunday. Mikael Granlund, Eric Staal, Jordan Greenway and Marcus Foligno all scored their first…


Was Marcus Foligno’s hit on Tyler Myers a dirty one? You be the judge

Was the hit by Wild winger Marcus Foligno that knocked Jets defenseman Tyler Myers from Game 3 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday a cheap shot? That depends on whom you ask but this…


10 diamond-in-the-rough skill players the Vikings could target in late rounds

The Minnesota Vikings’ top priority in the NFL Draft is clearly along the offensive line, but they could target offensive players down the draft board with hopes of finding the next Stefon Diggs. Here are…


With Eric Kendricks signed, will Anthony Barr land a similar contract?

On Monday the Minnesota Vikings locked in one of the key players to their No. 1 ranked defense in linebacker Eric Kendricks. The 2015 second-round pick received a deal worth $50 million over five years…


Vikings announce contract extension for Eric Kendricks

The Minnesota Vikings have a lot of work to do with several key players set to hit free agency in 2019. They began that process on Monday by signing linebacker Eric Kendricks to a long-term…


It turns out Ryan LaMarre will be with the Twins in Puerto Rico after all

Outfielder Ryan LaMarre has been announced as the 26th man for the Twins for their series in Puerto Rico. He had been optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Friday, and then the Twins had all 3…


Vikings draft prospect microscope: Alabama DT Da’Ron Payne

As we lead up to the NFL Draft here at 1500ESPN, we will take a closer look at the prospects who could end up as Minnesota Vikings. For this edition, we focus on Alabama DT…


Report: Nick Easton signs RFA tender

The Minnesota Vikings appreciated the job Nick Easton did at guard last season and showed it by assigning a second-round tender. On Monday, Jason La Confora reported Easton will sign his tender and earn $2.9…


Does KAT need to ‘demand’ more touches on offense?

The Timberwolves played well in Game 1 and lost to the No. 1 seed, shoot-you-out-of-the-gym Houston Rockets. James Harden had 44 points and the Wolves still were within one smart possession of tying the game…


Barkley on Timberwolves: They’ve got to be one of the dumbest teams I’ve ever seen

What does Charles Barkley think of the Timberwolves? The answer is not much. Sir Charles called the Wolves, “one of the dumbest teams I’ve ever seen in my life,” during TNT’s telecast of the Wolves’…


Jordan Greenway has moment to remember in Wild’s playoff victory

ST. PAUL — The Wild held a two-goal lead on the Winnipeg Jets in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday night at Xcel Energy Center when Jordan Greenway was finally rewarded for…


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